This week in science – 31 January 2014

Thursday, 6 February 2014

The next advancement from 3D Printing – we explore self-folding 4D Printing

This week in science – 6 December 2013

Friday, 6 December 2013

Men’s and women’s brains wired differently; Analysis of fossilised human ancestor DNA reveals an unexpected result; Stomach nerves have their own body clock; Cockroaches dined on dinosaur poo; Male contraceptive targets identified; How the koala produces its deep growl

This week in science – 15 November 2013

Friday, 15 November 2013

This week: The weird love life of sea slugs; Closing the Ozone Layer hole may pause global warming; Depression may accelerate ageing; Battling superbugs; Olympic Torch hits new heights; Making sense of a Hyena’s scent

This week in science – 8 November 2013

Friday, 8 November 2013

Politics affects the ability to do maths; Analysis reveals the power of the February 2013 Chelyabinsk asteroid; Autistic brains are hyper connected; Tasty low-fat mince developed; Earth-like planets may be more common than thought; Giant carnivorous Platypus

This week in science – 25 October 2013

Monday, 28 October 2013

Ancient skulls suggest early humans were the same species; Boosting the flu vaccine by suppressing the immune system; Light-activated implants for diabetes; Kids maths skills measurable at 6 months old; New treatment for baldness, just don’t ask where it came from; Exercise increases teen’s exam performance

This week in science – 11 October 2013

Friday, 11 October 2013

Self-assembling robotic cubes; Nobel Prizes announced; Airports are linked with Heart Disease; Exercise is good for the brain; Making the wheelie bin safer; Elephants understand pointing

This week in science – 27 September

Friday, 27 September 2013

Loss of digging mammals linked to ecosystem decline; Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions Could Prevent Premature Deaths; Early Earth was a hot young smoke, just like Io; Jaw-dropping discovery of 419-million-year-old fossil; 3D rat hearts and Sleep used to quell fearful memories

This week in science – 20 September 2013

Monday, 23 September 2013

Comet collisions increase chance of life across solar system; Slow-motion world for small animals; Ear wax from whales reveals record of ocean pollution; Healthy lifestyle ‘slows cellular ageing’; Terminator Self-healing plastic developed; Humans have 10 smells, and one is popcorn

The week in science – 13 September

Friday, 13 September 2013

Growling tiger, fleeing elephant; LADEE launches to study moon dust; E-cigarettes help reduce smoking; Study links testicle size to how men raise children; Tarantula Venom may be a useful pesticide; Szechuan pepper taps at nerve fibres

A Week in Science – 16 August 2013

Friday, 16 August 2013

Near-death experiences are ‘electrical surge in dying brain; Females use male displays to indicate genetic compatibility; Bone tools found at Neanderthal site; New ‘Smart Windows’ Let In Light But Keep Out The Heat; iPhone device detects heart rhythm problem linked to stroke; Language boosts invisible objects into visual awareness


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